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Pentagon Puts $10 Billion Contract on Hold After Trump Suggests It Favored Amazon

Pentagon Puts $10 Billion Contract on Hold After Trump Suggests It Favored Amazon

The Pentagon has decided to put on hold its decision to award a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President...

Facebook Removes Accounts Linked to Saudi Arabia’s Government

Facebook Removes Accounts Linked to Saudi Arabia’s Government

Facebook has removed hundreds of accounts linked to Saudi Arabia’s government as part of an effort to end what it...

Huawei Remains No. 2 Smartphone Seller Despite US Sanctions

Huawei Remains No. 2 Smartphone Seller Despite US Sanctions

Huawei remained the No. 2 global smartphone vendor in the past quarter despite tough U.S. sanctions imposed on the Chinese...

Teens From Around the Globe Solve Problems at Google Competition

Teens From Around the Globe Solve Problems at Google Competition

When Celestine Wenardy, a 16-year-old teenager from Indonesia, learned that diabetes was a “silent killer” in her country, she wondered...

Teens From Around the Globe Compete at Google

Teens From Around the Globe Compete at Google

Teenagers from around the world were on Google’s campus this week to compete in a science competition. Their projects brought...

A Blockchain Remedy for Handwritten Prescriptions

A Blockchain Remedy for Handwritten Prescriptions

Doctors’ scrawls and scribbles are notoriously hard to read. Electronic prescriptions remedy the problem but around the world and especially...

After Moon Landing Anniversary, NASA Aims Beyond Earth Orbit

After Moon Landing Anniversary, NASA Aims Beyond Earth Orbit

What looks like an unusual giant orange metal canister, rising high above the windy and humid Alabama landscape, has some...

After Anniversary, NASA Aims Beyond Earth Orbit

After Anniversary, NASA Aims Beyond Earth Orbit

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing celebrated the crowning achievement in crewed space flight, but also reminded...

Girls Report More Harassment Amid Rise in US Cyberbullying

Girls Report More Harassment Amid Rise in US Cyberbullying

Rachel Whalen remembers feeling gutted in high school when a former friend would mock her online postings, threaten to unfollow...

France to Launch ‘Fearsome’ Surveillance Satellites to Bolster Space Defenses

France to Launch ‘Fearsome’ Surveillance Satellites to Bolster Space Defenses

France plans to launch mini surveillance satellites to enhance the protection and defense of French satellites from 2023, its defence...

Netflix Film: Data Is the New Oil So Watch Out for Mass Mining

Netflix Film: Data Is the New Oil So Watch Out for Mass Mining

Big business and politics are mass-mining everyday data — from Facebook ‘likes’ to online subscriptions – for profit and power,...

Facebook Settles for $5 Billion Over Handling of User Data

Facebook Settles for $5 Billion Over Handling of User Data

Facebook has agreed to a $5 billion settlement over allegations that the social media company mishandled user’s personal data.The settlement,...